Obituaries for Sept. 3

September 03, 2003

Albert M. Bryant

Albert Marion Bryant, 82, of Logan Avenue died Tuesday at Central Baptist Hospital.

Born July 24, 1921, in Anderson County, he was the son of the late Clinton and Myrtle Shaddock Bryant. He was a retired employee of Bank of Danville and a retired Baptist minister. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Broadway, and an Army veteran of World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Betsy Sharp Bryant; four daughters, Brenda Woods, Alice Gilliland and Martha Bryant, all of Danville, and Mary Beth Shelton of Crab Orchard; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Keith M. Bryant.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, Broadway, by the Rev. Tim Mathis. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.


Pallbearers will be Connie Horn, Buddy Furr, Pete Wills, Dan Wills, Terry Shelton and Charles Gilliland. Honorary pallbearers are members of the Andrew Sunday School Class.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. Thursday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home.

Nancy P. Cochran

MOORESVILLE, Ind. - Nancy P. Cochran, 70, of Mooresville died Aug. 25 at her home.

Born Feb. 20, 1933, in Ellisburg, she was the daughter of the late W.W. and Alma Reed Beeler. She was a homemaker and a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Greenwood, Ind.

Survivors include her husband, Lewis H. Cochran; three daughters, Pauletta Hayes of Camby, Ind., Melodie Cochran of Greenwood and Alma Baldwin of Monrovia, Ind.; four brothers, Joseph W. Beeler of Liberty, James O. Beeler of Hustonville, David Beeler of Mooresville, Ind., and Jacob Beeler of Bradfordsville; three sisters, Virginia Price of Moreland, Elizabeth Lewis of Bradfordsville and Alice Beeler of Hustonville; and four grandchildren.

Services were Friday at Rocky Ford Baptist Church in Hustonville. Burial was in Hustonville Cemetery.

Carlisle & Son Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may go to ALS Association of Indiana, 1980 E. 16th St., Suite 105, Carmel, Ind. 46032.

Catherine Cox

LIBERTY - Catherine Cox, 70, of Liberty died Tuesday at University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. She was the widow of William Hardin Cox. Arrangements are incomplete at Bartle Funeral Home.

William K. Spaw

WAYNESBURG - William Kenneth Spaw, 50, of Old South Fork Road, Kings Mountain, died today at the home of his mother. Arrangements are incomplete at Barnett & Demrow Funeral Home.

Margaret Smyser

Margaret Smyser, 79, of Winchester died Sunday at her home.

Born in Marion County, she was the daughter of the late John H. Smyser and Lena Lanham Smothers. She was department manager for the former Thornberry Grocery and a member of Northside Baptist Church. She was the widow of Robert Smyser.

Survivors include two daughters, Christine Carpenter of Gravel Switch and Charlene Summers of Winchester; a son, Keith Smyser of Starksville, Miss.; two brothers, Garland Smothers of Perryville and Don Smothers of Danville; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Services were today at Scobee Funeral Home by Keith Smyser. Burial will be in Beech Grove Cemetery, Washington County.

Memorials may go to Bob Brown Housing for the Handicapped, 507 Rogers Road, Lexington, Ky. 40505, or Hospice East, 407 Shoppers Drive, Winchester, Ky. 40391.

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